Holiday Gift Guide

By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
May 22nd, 2015
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Can you believe it’s almost the summer? That means lots of traveling and road trips for this big family! We love to go road tripping and camping in our RV! Not only is it super comfy, but it has beds, a bathroom, running water and electricity! Not to mention a little kitchenette and stove with […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
May 14th, 2015
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It’s almost graduation time! Are you still looking for a gift to give the graduate in your life? Maybe you’re looking for a gift for someone else with a birthday or other special occasion coming up? That’s where SparkGift comes into play! SparkGift is a company that makes it easy to give a gift of […]...
By Frank Gurnee
In Crafts
May 10th, 2015
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In our family, we have a tradition every year to have an Easter Egg Hunt for our six kids! We fill lots and lots of plastic Easter eggs with candy, money and other goodies and hide them in the backyard. However, this year we changed things up. We decided to try something new and it […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Beauty
Jan 19th, 2015
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The opinions in this article are my own. I do not work for, or with, any brand mentioned in this article, nor do I have any official relationship with them.  I have a relationship with GigaSavvy, for whom I create original editorial content. I love jewelry!  Whether it be earrings, bracelets, rings, necklaces – I […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Jan 2nd, 2015
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I love the holidays! Not only do I love the lights and decorations, I love the goodies and treats! A great place to find Christmas goodies and cake decorating items is at Wilton Cakes. There is so much great Christmas stuff! You’ll find it in stores, as well as online. During the holidays, we decided […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Cooking With The Mommy-Files
Dec 24th, 2014
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  I love the holidays!  Not only do I love the decorations and the gifts, but I also love the sweet treats!  One of my favorite holiday treats to make are cookies!  In fact, I have great movies of making Chocolate Chip Cookies with my mom for Santa on Christmas Eve!  I can also tell […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In California
Dec 22nd, 2014
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Happy New Year’s!  Ok, so it’s almost time to say Happy New Year’s!  What are you planning on doing this New Year’s Eve?  Why not ring in the New Year with your family and friends at Knott’s Berry Farm?  We are excited to be taking our six kids to Knott’s Berry Farm for the New […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 20th, 2014
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We wish you a Merry Christmas!  We wish you a Merry Christmas!  We wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  This is my favorite time of the year!  Not only do I love the lights, decorations and holiday songs, but I love picking out gifts for those family and friends in our […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 14th, 2014
16 Comments
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Can you believe that Christmas is almost here?  As a mother (and a blogger), it’s not only a want, but a necessity to have a good camera!  There are so many memories I want to capture with our camera and having a good camera makes it that much more special!   Best Buy is the ultimate […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 12th, 2014
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As a mother and a blogger, I love to take both pictures and video.  I love to look through them, as well as share them on my blog and social media channels.  In fact, one of my favorite cameras to use is my Samsung camera.  One of my favorite stores to shop at is Best […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Giveaways
Dec 11th, 2014
151 Comments
18761 Views
Can you believe there are only 14 more days until Christmas?  Yikes!  The holidays can be a stressful time, especially when you’re trying to find gifts for your family and friends and then try to send them so they arrive in time for Christmas.  While most people are focused on the gifts they want to […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Christmas
Dec 10th, 2014
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I love the holiday season and I love to watch movies.  So you can imagine how much I love to watch holiday movies with my family!  In fact, on Thanksgiving (or the day after – depending on how we’re feeling), we turn on a holiday movie to watch as a family.  I have great memories […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Beauty
Dec 9th, 2014
23 Comments
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  I love to get pampered!  Whether it’s getting a manicure or pedicure, having my hair done or getting a massage, I love to be pampered.  With 6 kids at home, working full-time from home and planning a wedding, it often leaves me with little time to go and get that pampering time I love. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 26th, 2014
25 Comments
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The holidays are here – yay!  Yep, that’s right!  Our Christmas tree is already up.  Frank did an awesome job of putting it up – and let me tell ya, it’s really big!  With less than a month until Christmas, you’re either finishing up your holiday shopping or you’re just barely get started.  Whatever the [&hel...
By Caroline Hileman-Schaffer
In Education
Nov 24th, 2014
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  My kids love everything LeapFrog. Ever since they were infants we’ve been purchasing their products. In my opinion, LeapFrog continuously puts out quality toys and their latest venture, LeapTV, is no different. We were lucky enough to sample their product. Call me crazy, but I brought home 8 kids one afternoon from school (yes, all […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Beauty
Nov 21st, 2014
22 Comments
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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for OshKosh B’gosh. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   When my boys were little, I loved to buy them cute outfits from OshKosh B’gosh!  I would buy overalls, jeans, […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Holiday Gift Guide
Nov 20th, 2014
42 Comments
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I love to watch tv.  Whether it’s watching some of my favorite television shows, movies or even home videos, I love being able to escape our “real life” and sit back and relax and enjoy the show.  I have fond memories of watching the tv with my family when I was younger.  We would eat […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Game Review
Nov 18th, 2014
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Have you ever heard of Simply Fun?  The first time I was introduced to Simply Fun was when I was living in Seattle, Washington.  I was invited to a party one of my neighbor’s was hosting.  I honestly thought we were going to play games all night and that’s only part of what we did. […]...
By Shannon Gurnee
In Baby Products
Nov 10th, 2014
23 Comments
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  I remember how excited I was to celebrate each of my baby’s first Christmas holidays!  I bought them the cute outfits and cute Santa hats and took lots of pictures of each of them!  Are you celebrating your baby’s first Christmas or do you know someone who is?  If so, you’ll want to check […]...
By Frank Gurnee
In Christmas
Nov 7th, 2014
36 Comments
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As a child, I remember how excited I would be when the Christmas catalog would arrive from Toys”R”Us!  I had all the best toy possibilities available at my fingertips, making it super easy to add items to my wish list for Santa!  Now that we have kids of our own, they do the same thing. […]...
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